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Business Administration Apprentice (Level 3/advanced) – KT&A2825

Northfleet (

DA11 8HW


Kent Training & Apprenticeships



Closing date: 23/10/2021
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2825


Gravesham Borough Councils owns around 5,700 properties. Brookvale Depot is the hub for our in-house operatives, including electricians, plumbers, carpenters and multi trades. The depot also houses other departments like cemeteries, waste management and horticulture along with having our own vehicle maintenance workshop.

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We are a fast paced and diverse company, maintaining our properties in the borough. The post holder will need to provide a range of administrative duties to support the on-going development of the repairs service.

They will need to respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from members of the public, suppliers, and other staff and deal with all customer contact effectively, and courteously, in line with the council’s policies and procedures.


£159.10 per week


Monday – Friday


37 hours per week
Minimum lunch break of 30 minutes, maximum 1 hour (unpaid)

20% paid time during working hours is given to complete training, referred to as “Off the Job Training”


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Computer Skills


  • Good Telephone Manner
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Punctual
  • Presentable
  • Team Player


GCSE’s Maths and English Grade 9-4 (A-C or equivalent)


On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2021, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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